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Radio Station's 'Attack By Mars' Panics Thousands, 1938/10/31

Published 1938

(1) "New York, NY: Thousands of radio listeners throughout the U. S. are frightened into mass hysteria by a dramatization of H. G. Wells' old thriller, 'The War of the Worlds,' as staged by orson Welles, young actor-manager." sound of Orson Welles speaking at press conference. (2) King Visits Ill Youngsters - "London, England: Inmates at the Hospital for Sick Children in Great Ormond Street get a great thrill when King George and Queen Elizabeth visit the institution's new buildings and stay for a real tea party as guests of the youthful patients." (partial newsreel)

Production Company Universal Studios
Audio/Visual sound, b&w


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